[mythtv-users] RAID5 ATA IDE hardware card recommendations for mythbackend machine

bill peck bill.peck at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 00:35:28 UTC 2004

I'm using my 3ware card with 4 120Gig drives in a Raid 0 Config.  I
don't need the redundancy.

On Tue, 07 Dec 2004 17:13:02 -0600, Robert Kulagowski <bob at smalltime.com> wrote:
> I'm using a 3ware 7506-4LP with 4x250GB drives in a RAID-5 on debian.
> Works great.
> > I'm pondering picking up something like a Promise FastTrak SX4000.
> Unless something has changed, I think you should stay far, far away.
> Check the archives and the SX4000 mailing list.  When I was looking for
> a RAID card I also thought about getting the SX4000 - at least until I
> read reports on the SX4000 mailing list about how difficult it was to
> get working reliably under Linux, even using the Promise drivers.
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Bill Peck

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